Major Construction Street Closures

Elm Street

The contractor has started work on the grant project to extend sidewalks to U.S. 31. Please watch for crews working adjacent to the roadway, and watch for temporary lane closures, as needed.

ATRIP, TAP and other projects that will impact streets (estimated start dates)

The City of Athens coordinates with the Alabama Department of Transportation on these projects, and the dates are subject to change
  • Elm Street Sidewalk - Work is underway.
  • Vine Street Area Drainage Project - Finishing up required actions and plan to bid in April and start construction in June.

Street closures for events

The following events will require street closures:

Temporary Street Closures

Reported closures listed here:
  • March 23 - Brownsferry St. closed between S. Houston/S. Madison: 9am-12pm: students volunteering to move pavers from Farmers Market to beautification triangle.
  • March 23 - Marion St intersection at Black Bear: fix utility cuts.
  • March 23 - As needed, will close lanes on Pryor, Washington, Market & Jefferson: sidewalk repairs.
  • March 28-31 - Lane closure on east and west bound sides on Elm Street at Swan Creek Bridge beginning March 28 at 6 a.m. for traffic control installation; single lane traffic flow will be maintained during this portion of the project; if unforeseen problems, lane closures could take through March 31.